Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Continuity
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 162 170
Rank change year-on-year -45 +8 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 15 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.53% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.64% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 26
South West median daily rate £389 £410 £246
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.12% +66.50% -36.86%
10th Percentile £237 £350 £116
90th Percentile £648 £633 £400
England median daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year - +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £16.22 - -
England median hourly rate £23.50 £27.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -12.96% +1.89% +1.92%

Business Continuity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,471 4,355 4,436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.83% 82.47% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,512 2,716 2,945
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £283 £256 £233
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 177 295
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -13.89% -6.19%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.55 £12.20
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +5.56%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Business Continuity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -35 8 £425 - 2
Dorset +6 3 - - 4
Bristol -26 2 £325 -19.75% 6
Devon -10 1 £245 -48.42% 1
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Service Design
5 2 (13.33%) GDPR
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) vSphere
5 2 (13.33%) SCCM
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DMVPN
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) InfiniBand
2 1 (6.67%) IPv4
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Multicast
2 1 (6.67%) OSPF
2 1 (6.67%) PuTTY
2 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) SSH
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VXLAN
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Server Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Service Design
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Availability Management
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source Development
5 1 (6.67%) Server Management
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) GDPR
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) BS25999
2 1 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Cygwin
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Ganglia
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.67%) Terraform
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Intel
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds